Welcome home sweet kitty!

Adopting a new cat is an exciting experience for both of you, but in different ways. You are excited to have a new family member, for the cat on the other hand, moving to a completely new home with an unfamiliar environment can cause stress and anxiety. Therefore, it is important that you prepare in advance in your home, so that you can provide your new cat with all the space and basic objects he needs to adapt to his new home.

Family meeting

On the first day of the new cat in your home, make sure he has a nice and calm welcome. If you have children, make sure they understand that their new family member is a living, sentient being that loves gentle treatment.

Make sure you stock up on all the basic equipment your cat will need, such as cat food, a cat bed, flea and tick preventatives, sand and a litter box. After that, you can start creating a comfortable cuddly corner for your kitty. Use these helpful tips to welcome your new friend and introduce him to the rest of the family.

A safe place to hide

Your job is to keep your new cat at home and remember that for him, the familiar environment is completely foreign. Different cats will react to the experience differently: some will be shy or scared, while others may be more relaxed and less scared. The cat may even hide for a period of time, so be sure to provide it with a safe place to hide, such as a cat bed or cat house that will serve as a comfortable retreat to hide in while it adjusts to your home.

Acquaintance between pets

Getting your new pet to know your other pets can be tricky. If you already have a pet, take it slow. A gradual approach is usually best. At first, it might be best to separate them for a period of time before giving them face-to-face time. Even after they have been officially introduced, you may want to keep one pet in a cage when you are not around to monitor their interactions. Share your love equally among all your pets and you will quickly become one big happy family.

How to care for your new cat

Although cats are known to take care of themselves quite well, you will still need a variety of equipment to provide them with the proper care.


  • Food: Choose a quality dry food suitable for your cat's age, activity level and any special nutritional or medical needs. It is better to consult with us or a veterinarian about the most suitable food.
  • Water: Make sure the cat always has fresh and clean water available.


  • Litter box: Choose a large enough litter box for the cat to move around comfortably. Adjust the type of litter to your cat's preference.
  • Digging tool: Use a special shovel for cleaning and handling the litter box.
  • Scratching surface: So that the cat can sharpen its nails.
  • Toys: Provide the cat with a variety of toys (fur toys, bell balls, fishing rod toys) to encourage play and exercise.
  • Bed: Make sure a comfortable bed for your cat.
  • Brush: Adjust the type of brush to your cat's fur type.

Continuous care:

  • Cleaning the litter box: Clean the litter box daily.
  • Changing sand: Change the sand in the litter box once a week.
  • Fur combing: Comb the cat's fur regularly.
  • Nail trimming: Trim the cat's nails if necessary. Consult a veterinarian if you are not sure how to do this.
  • Ear cleaning: Clean the cat's ears if necessary. Consult a veterinarian regarding the frequency and technique of ear cleaning.
  • Bath: Bath the cat only if necessary. Consult a veterinarian regarding the appropriate type of shampoo and bathing technique.


  • Veterinarian visit: Take the cat for an initial examination and vaccinations at a veterinarian as soon as possible.
  • Treatments against parasites: Treat the cat regularly against parasites (fleas, worms) according to the veterinarian's instructions.
  • Attention: Pay attention to your cat's health. Consult a veterinarian in case of changes in behavior, appetite or stool.

General tips:

  • Hiding place: Provide the cat with a quiet and safe place to hide, especially in the first few days in the new home.
  • Play: Ensure quality play time with your cat every day.
  • Patience and love: Be patient and loving towards your new cat in the process of adjusting to the new home.

For more information:

  • Consult us with any questions or problems.
  • Look for information on professional veterinary websites.
  • Read books on cat care.
  • Join forums and discussion groups for cat lovers.

Thank you very much,

Team Petait